Leon Kossoff
A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
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Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
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Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
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Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Installation photography / 
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
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Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting
Leon Kossoff / 
Seated Woman, 1957 / 
oil on board / 
61 x 36 1/2 in. (154.9 x 92.7 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Woman Ill in Bed, 1957 / 
oil on board / 
36 1/2 x 48 3/4 in. (92.7 x 123.8 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Nude on a Red Bed, 1969 / 
oil on board / 
30 3/4 x 54 in. (78.1 x 137.2 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Small Head of Peggy, 1969 / 
oil on board / 
11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (29.8 x 21.6 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Demolition of YMCA Building No. 2, Spring, 1971 / 
oil on board / 
48 1/2 x 72 1/2 in. (123.2 x 184.2 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Booking Hall, Kilburn Underground Station No. 4, 1978 / 
oil on board / 
48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Self-portrait, 1980 / 
oil on board / 
9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (24.1 x 21 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
A Street in Willesden No. 1, 1983 / 
oil on board / 
46 x 72 in. (116.8 x 182.9 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Between Kilburn and Willesden Green, Spring Afternoon, 1991 / 
oil on board / 
18 x 21 3/4 in. (46 x 55.5 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Summer in the Studio, Pilar and Jacinto No. 2, 1997 / 
oil on board / 
57 3/4 x 53 in. (146.7 x 134.6 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Bacchanal before a Herm of Pan by Poussin No. 2, 1998 / 
oil on board / 
39 x 57 in. (99.1 x 144.8 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Cathy [No. 3], 1998 / 
oil on board / 
16 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (42.5 x 62.9 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
From Poussin: The Triumph of Pan, 1998 / 
oil on board / 
53 1/4 x 56 in. (135.3 x 142.2 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Head of Peggy No. 2, 2004 / 
oil on board / 
24 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (62.1 x 42 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Self-portrait, 2005 / 
oil on board / 
24 1/4 x 19 in. (61.6 x 48.3 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
King's Cross Building Site, Early Morning, 2006 / 
oil on board / 
50 3/4 x 56 in. (128.9 x 142.2 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Peggy and John, 2006 / 
oil on board / 
56 x 51 in. (142.5 x 129.5 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Cherry Tree, Winter, 2007 / 
oil on board / 
36 1/4 x 42 3/4 in. (92.1 x 108.6 cm)
Leon Kossoff / 
Cherry Tree in Spring, 2015 / 
oil on board / 
56 x 48 in. (142.2 x 121.9 cm)
26 Jan - 26 Mar 2022

press release

artist profile

An opening reception for Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting will be held on January 26, 2022 from 5-7pm.

Kindly RSVP to rsvp@lalouver.com or 310.822.4955.

Please note that proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test obtained within 48 hours of your visit will be required for entry.


This exhibition is organized in collaboration with:

Annely Juda Fine Art
London, UK
30 Sep - 11 Dec 2021
annelyjudafineart.co.uk

Mitchell-Innes & Nash
New York, NY
13 Jan - 5 Mar 2022
miandn.com

Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting, a major touring retrospective of paintings by British artist Leon Kossoff (1926 – 2019) will open at Annely Juda Fine Art (London) in September 2021 and travel to Mitchell-Innes & Nash (New York) and L.A. Louver (Venice, CA) in early 2022. Comprising 58 works, this touring show will be the first posthumous and largest exhibition of Kossoff’s paintings in a commercial setting to date, and coincides with the publication of Leon Kossoff: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings to be released in September 2021 by Modern Art Press. The exhibition is curated by Andrea Rose, former Director of Visual Arts at the British Council and editor of the catalogue raisonné.


SELECTED ARTICLES

Culpan, Daniel. “Leon Kossoff.” Artforum. December 2021.
artforum.com

Glover, Michael. “Leon Kossoff’s Art of Darkness and Light.” Hyperallergic. 4 Nov 2021.
hyperallergic.com

“Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting Major New Touring Retrospective Opens.” Artlyst, 30 Sep 2021.
artlyst.com

“Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting.” Martin Cid Magazine. 2 Sep 2021.
en.martincid.com


PUBLICATIONS

Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting

Co-published by Annely Juda Fine Art, London, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, and L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, in conjunction with the traveling exhibition Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting. The exhibition coincides with the release of Leon Kossoff: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings by Modern Art Press.




Leon Kossoff: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings

The first comprehensive book on the oeuvre of one of the most important British artists of the twentieth century, Leon Kossoff: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings brings together the whole of Kossoff’s oil paintings for the first time, reproducing almost all of them in high-quality color images on a grand scale.
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